Personal Finance Advisor Job at Desjardins – in Saint-Alexis-des-Monts, QC

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

Job Level


As a personal finance advisor, you’re responsible for developing and maintaining lasting and trusting business relationships with members and clients, to ensure they’re satisfied.

Your role is to listen to members’ and clients’ needs, offer them advice that fits their financial situation and help them choose appropriate solutions to meet their financial goals. You work closely with a client base consisting mainly of individual members. Interpersonal savvy is therefore essential.

You drive results by recommending investments, loans and insurance products. You use your expertise to balance member/client satisfaction, business objectives, profitability and sound and prudent risk management.

You work with various partners and experts to design integrated strategies that meet the needs of members and clients.

General Information on the Position

Main responsibilities

Advise members and clients on the best strategies and work with them to identify expected results

Manage business relationships, assess member/client satisfaction and service quality, follow up and identify areas for improvement

Stay up-to-date on the financial services industry, market trends and best practices in your field

Participate in outreach activities and represent the caisse in the community

Other working conditions

Number of jobs available : 1


College diploma

A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience

Bachelor’s degree in business administration (an asset)

Please note that other combinaisons of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered. For example, experience in sales consulting or business development in any industry may be considered relevant experience.

For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Specific knowledge

Knowledge of current financial, economic, political and legislative events

All products and services aimed at caisse members and those offered by Desjardins Business Centres, Desjardins components and distribution networks, and those offered by competitors

Debt management

Notions of compliance with legislation respecting the distribution of financial products and services

Understanding of the philosophy and fundamentals of financial services cooperatives

Policies, legislation and standards related to products and services offered by the caisse

Desjardins business processes

Service standards

Techniques used to assess and monitor individual financing applications

Strategy recommendation and analysis applications

Desjardins applications

Caisse intranet portal

Sales and client management reports

Insurance products (financing and savings)

Savings and investment products

Consumer and mortgage financing products

Convenience products and services

Youth products

Estate settlement

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Drive results, Interpersonal Savvy, Nimble learning

Work Location

La Caisse Populaire de St-Alexis-des-Monts

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Member/client sales and service (FG)

About the Company

Company: Desjardins –

Company Location:  Saint-Alexis-des-Monts, QC

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